Tripura Walks for Peace, Voices Protest against Imperialism and War

THOUSANDS of people from all walks of life marched in unision against imperialism and war across the state on September 1, at the call of Anti-war Platform, Tripura. A huge and colourful rally in Agartala saw a determined challenge against the warmongers and warned against any attempt to turn India into a junior partner of US strategic designs. 

Gauri Lankesh Murder: Attempt to Silence Anti-Hindutva Crusader

SENIOR journalist, editor of an independent progressive weekly Gauri Lankesh was killed at her house in Bangalore, by unidentified gunmen. She was a vocal critic of the RSS-BJP and has spoken regularly against rising intolerance, through her weekly and through activism. Ironically she was also one of the main persons in the campaign to arrest the killers of Dr M M Kalburgi.

TRIPURA: CPI(M) Campaign Evokes Good Response

AT the call of the Central Committee, CPI(M) Tripura state committee launched a campaign programme from August 15-31, on the six-point urgent and burning demands of the people. The demands include: immediate revision of GST rates to curb price hike to a tolerable limit, ensure loan waiver for the distressed peasants, provide minimum support price for the agricultural produce, implement electoral promise of creating two crore jobs for the unemployed, no privatisation of the public sector and immediate passage of the women’s reservation bill in the next session of the parliament.

TAMIL NADU: Launch of People’s Forum in Coimbatore City

SINCE 1986, Coimbatore city in the state of Tamil Nadu has been witnessing communal disturbances of varying degrees.  But, they involved neither rioting nor looting. After the demolition of Babri Masjid on December 6, 1992, violence erupted in the city.  Nevertheless, the situation was then contained without any further flare-up.  But, in November and December 1997, following the murder of a traffic policeman, the premier industrial city witnessed a communal conflagration unprecedented in its history.

PUDUCHERRY: Forum for Social Harmony Mobilises Against Communal Onslaught

THE environment of politics and culture is undergoing a major transformation in Indian society and its impact is reflected in Puducherry also. The minorities, the downtrodden and the working classes are continuously being threatened and getting affected. In this context, a Forum for Social Harmony-Puducherry  for uniting all the progressive mass organisations, trade unions, Confederation of government employees associations, civil society organisations, was launched in Puducherry.


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